Posts by Phyllis Graber Jensen
Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Junot Díaz welcomed to campus.
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Professor of English Lavina Shankar was inspired by the loss of her beloved pet German shepherd to cancer three years ago to create a course using literature as a lens through which to examine the unique relationship between canines and humans. She’s giving a talk about “dogs and their humans” on Thursday, March 19.
First-year Bates students Colin Etnire of San Francisco and his partner Ian Mahmud of Milton, Mass., defeated a team from Yale University to win the novice division of the 2009 Stanford University Parliamentary Debate Tournament, held March 6 and 7 in Palo Alto, Calif.
Bates plays host to the NCAA Skiing Championships, March 11-14. See a video preview of the Black Mountain Nordic course produced by H. Lincoln Benedict ’09
Welcoming the best collegiate skiers in the nation, Bates College plays host to the 2009 NCAA Skiing Championships March 11-14 at its two home venues: Sunday River in Bethel, Maine (alpine) and Black Mountain in Rumford, Maine (Nordic).
Marylyn Scott, director of multicultural recruitment and associate dean for student transition, keeps warm with a tumbler of hot tea.
Josh Holdeman ’93, international director of 20th-century art for Christie’s, talks to clients during bidding. Holdeman and his team oversaw the sale Icons of Glamour and Style: The Constantiner Collection in December 16-17, 2008, which acheived a record total — more than $7 million — for a single owner Christie’s sale dedicated to photographs.
Svitlana Orekhova ’09 of Donetskaya Oblast, Ukraine, poses for photographer Louisa Demmitt ’00 during the annual International Dinner. For the dinner, students prepare dishes from their homelands, often from family recipes passed down through the years.
The Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosts an American Parliamentary Debate Association Tournament at Bates College. As tournament host, the Bates team won’t debate in this competition.To keep the squad limber, however, Bates team members will debate the Yale University team.